Updates and developments

The database is progressively enriched with new data sets, processed and integrated in successive batches. The data is in xml-ead and xml-tei format, after a phase of alignment with existing data and enrichment according to authority records (Rameau, VIAF, SUDOC, IdRef, etc.). Here are the main evolutions of the successive versions of the World Horse […]

Equidays 2019 - Caen

The Library is in the “Equidays”

We will be present in the itinerant town of the “Équidays” (October 23-27, 2019). East famous event, organized by the department of Calvados, will be a great horse festival in the entire province, including a mobile town and about forty activities such as races, discoveries, encounters, horse shows, hiking, sales, open houses, etc. A link […]

Johan Dejager - Great books on Horsemanship

Johan Dejager left us suddenly

On Wednesday, August 14, 2019, Johan Dejager * died of a myocardial infarction. Head of the textile industry (Osta Carpets), Flemish, passionate about sailing and horse riding, just turned sixty (May 21, 1959). He was the owner of horses, organizer of competitions (Anvers, Waregem) and in recent years he had been passionate about rare and […]

Jean-Louis-Gouraud

A Jean-Louis Gouraud fund in Deauville

Journalist, writer, globetrotter, declared a pilgrim before the Lord after his Paris-Moscow trip in 1990 “to theTurcomana”, that is, in relief with two horses (Le Pérégrin emerveillé, Actes Sud publishing house, 2012, Renaudot Pocket Prize), Jean-Louis Gourand is a figure of French cultural landscape “of the horse”. Curious, sometimes a little provocative, insatiable and indefatigable, […]